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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Do standard drug tests that mostly test for illegal drugs detect nicotine?

Do standard drug tests that mostly test for illegal drugs detect nicotine?

No: Nicotine tests do exist, but it is not commonly tested for in standard urine drug screens. Typically you have the right to ask what substances are being tested for which varies from lab to lab, panel to panel. ...Read more

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I stopped smoking cigarettes about 2-3 weeks ago, I did a urine drug test with Quest Diagnostics will my urine test positive for nicotine/ cotinine?

I stopped smoking cigarettes about 2-3 weeks ago, I did a urine drug test with Quest Diagnostics will my urine test positive for nicotine/ cotinine?

Urine nicotine: Data show that urine can still test positive for 10 to 15 days, and even 20 days in some. Urine can test positive for 20-25 days for cotinine. ...Read more

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Can taking adipex show positve on a drug test after taking 5 hours before?

Can taking adipex show positve on a drug test after taking 5 hours before?

Absolutely. : Adipex is phentermine, a form of amphetamine. While the clinical effect of amphetamines may last no more than a few hours, the elimination half-life, the time it takes the body to rid itself of half of the total amount, can be 10 to 13 hours. It would take up to five half-lives to eliminate all the drug from your system. ...Read more

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How does a home drug test detect drugs in your urine such as meth and why do some prescription drugs test positive ?

How does a home drug test detect drugs in your urine such as meth and why do some prescription drugs test positive ?

Drug tests: Drug tests are used as much to determine what the person has not taken as to what the person has taken. Drug tests may look for illegal drugs. More often they test patients to make sure that they are taking their medications. Sometimes patients sell their medications or feel that they do not need the medication and stop taking it. Drug tests are used for these purposes. ...Read more

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If taking diet pill adipex, and stop, how long before the drug clears your system? For employment drug testing.

If taking diet pill adipex, and stop, how long before the drug clears your system?  For employment drug testing.

It depends on the: Dose and the excretory function of your kidneys and metabolism rate of your liver. Based on internet articles, it may stay in your system from 3-7 days. In case you test positive for amphetamines from taking adipex, you can show your employer your dr's prescription and this should suffice and protect you from getting fired. ...Read more

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First/last time user. 4 lines cocaine. Take home urine test was negative @ 300ng, work test 4 days after use will be 150ng will i be okay? Thank you.

First/last time user. 4 lines cocaine. Take home urine test was negative @ 300ng, work test 4 days after use will be 150ng will i be okay? Thank you.

Maybe: If you we're not drinking alcohol, it's likely that the drug test will be negative 4 days after a single use of cocaine. If you we're drinking alcohol, a combined metabolite of Cocaine and alcohol may be detected for up to a week. ...Read more

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If my home drug test is negative, will my employment drug test also be?

Depends: I'm assuming you're talking about illicit drugs. There are many types of drug screening tests, so you can't depend on a home test to tell you what will show up on an employment test. ...Read more

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Can i pass a drug test using one day old urine cheap drug test by the way?

Can i pass a drug test using one day old urine cheap drug test by the way?

Drug test: Probably not, since most likely won't be accurate and outside urines are usually never accepted Also it really depends on what facility is doing the testing and also what drugs are being tested for. Usually drug screens are very supervised and depending on the company doing it, might have to be observed by another person to avoid any illegal tampering of the urine. ...Read more

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Will alcohol use before a cortisol test effect results?

Will alcohol use before a cortisol test effect results?

Yes, it can not only: Effect the results, the reason they are doing it might be explainable if they knew that you were drinking alcohol, because it can screw up the entire endocrine hormonal axis they are looking at. So, the test might be even more than useless, it might be misleading and they can make a false diagnosis, or miss a real one. Please talk to your doctors about your level of alcohol use-dont drink before. ...Read more

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How long will cocaine show up ina urine drug test for not a regular consumer ?

Cocaine testing: Cocaine should be out of your system in 2-3 days. There are many factors the will determine how long a test will be positive, including amount used, frequency of use, metabolism, etc. ...Read more

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I smoked 1 cigarette 14 days before an upcoming blood test for Cotinine. Smoked 0 cigarettes 2 months prior. Will test be negative for Cotinine?

I smoked 1 cigarette 14 days before an upcoming blood test for Cotinine. Smoked 0 cigarettes 2 months prior. Will test be negative for Cotinine?

Yes: cotinine is positive for a few days as most after one cigarette, depending on whether it is a blood test, oral swab or urine test, but after discontinuing smoking, even oral swabs (which appear to be the most sensitive) will be negative by 5 days later. ...Read more

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Is 106 hours enough to pass a urine drug test for cocaine?

Is 106 hours enough to pass a urine drug test for cocaine?

Cocaine urine test: Infrequent users: 3-4 days; heavy users: 10 days; chronic users and/or users with high body fat: 30 days. Depends on several factors as you can see. This is where Cocaine use gets really expensive. Can you afford it now? Why play russian roulette with your future. See a psychiatrist who specializes in substance abuse. New study shows topiramate works quite well in cutting down cravings and use. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Drug Testing (Definition)

It is the process of examining body fluids or tissue for evidence of chemicals taken or not taken. It does not diagnose addiction however this a ...Read more